If you will graduate from high school in the year in which you are applying for admission, you must submit standardized test scores to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).

If you are a US resident or English is your first language, you are required to submit scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT). You may select to have your scores sent to SAIC when you are taking either test or send us scores via an official transcript.

Minimum scores required by SAIC:

SAT Verbal or Critical Reading: 500
ACT Reading:  21

Applicants who score below the minimum SAT or ACT requirements may not be offered admission to SAIC.

Test scores may be sent to:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Undergraduate Admissions
36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1201
Chicago, IL 60603

SAIC's ACT Code: 1136
SAIC's SAT Code: 1713
SAIC's TOEFL Code: 1713